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will cause problems in the future and we are getting a look at what still needs to be done. ktvu's tom vacar joins us now, live in the news room where he  is pouring through the paper work. >> reporter: it is plenty of paper work. thousands of items. >> reporter: the bridge that was open labor day meets all requirements but it is not done. punch lists is 8 different lists, 147 pages, details thousands of things still needing work. there are a multitude of modifications, corrections and repairs needed before the contractor can walk away. lists were created by engineers who crawl all over the structure making it a work in progress instead of a final list. many of the items are cosmetic issues like removing rust and repainting, retightening ult bolts -- bolts, installations of washers, replacing temporary bolts with permanent ones were accomplished long ago. most show what list still need attention. i will pour over this all night and tomorrow to see if there are any surprises or major problems. >> reporter: and if you want to see that list we are posting it to tom vacar, ktvu ch
to bay area homes. >>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> caltrans admits the new eastern span in the bay bridge has its flaws, but tonight officials insist it is safe enough to with stand an earthquake. good evening. i'm julie haener. >> i'm frank somerville. ktvu sat down exclusively today with the chief engineer of the new bay bridge to discuss the criticisms surrounding the eastern span. today, caltrans admitted some welds may suffer damage in an earthquake, that the alignment of some sections of the bridge are off by as much as 8 millimeters, and that a third of the bolts on the bridge have become wet because of leaks. only on 2 tonight, ktvu's tom vavar speaks to the bridge's chief engineer about what all of this means and what critics are saying about that. tom. >> well, the chief has called -- his name is bryan mahoney. he's been at this a long time. in fact, he's been with the replacement project since the quake damaged the original bridge a quarter century ago. >> caltrans chief bridge engineer says though many bridge criti
krueger and ryan warner will be back in court next month. ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we've been digging for information on this story ever since it first broke, and we've posted much of our work on our web site you can also read the criminal complaint there in its entirety. >>> everyone's storm watch tonight. we'll start with a live look outside. it is cloudy over the bay tonight. this is from our camera? emeryville look out toward the city. the transition to cooler weather has begun and a storm is brewing off the california coast. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking that storm and has the timing on when the rain is expected to start. bill. >> that's right, gasia. we need the rain. this is a good storm coming in. actually, it's more than one storm. it's a couple. here's no. 1 sitting right here. that shows up tomorrow. here's no. 2 sitting out behind it. that shows up on friday. we're coming a little closer. you can see the clouds thickening up. if i pull up the radar sweeps right now, two ray dors going, two dopplers. you see a little bit of moistening up in the a
students at cal. the they say the school is failing to protect them. ktvu channel 2 news is next. . >>> rain returns to a drought 31sty bay area and we're getting a good soaking tonight -- thirsty area. i'm gasia mikaelian. for people driving home, windshield wipers are a must. slick roads are a staple. 82 through berkeley from our camera at emeryville has been very slow as the storm moved on shore. the storm brought down a tree in logs altos. the home -- losaltos. >> and umbrellas are getting a work out today. water agencies are trying to stretch supplies during the statewide drought. an ruben is in the south bay where the rain is creating a rush for some business. first our chief meteorologist, bill martin is in the weather center. bill. >> the rain has been falling on the afternoon commute. it's come down almost rapidly in san jose with over two-inches of ben lomen. the raven is kind of winding down into the next hour or so. we still have a chance for a thunder shower and heavy rain or wind. it's starting to clear out a little bit around the bay. as you go up 580 there still a
where a 77-year-old woman was found dead there early last month. ktvu's katie utehs is live at police headquarters with more on the possible connection between the two cases. >> reporter: heather, neighbors tell me in the fruitvale area, they see and hear plenty, but often stay quiet to protect their families. several people told me today off camera they believe the cases are connected and it's a theory police are investigating. >> we feel it is not random. >> reporter: a gruesome early morning discovery has unnerved people living along oakland's 34th avenue near foot hill boulevard. >> that's what the danger s you don't know where you stand. >> reporter: around 4:15, firefighters extinguished a burning body. you can see them looking down from a neighbor's roof, towards the body located between a fence and an apartment complex. lieutenant henderson jordan says homicide detectives arrived shortly after. >> they are treating the incident as a suspicious death. >> reporter: police say the body, indistinguishable as far as age and identity, was a man. neighbors we spoke with think today's
early this morning, spilling thousands of gallons of gas and shutting down the southbound lanes. ktvu's tara moriarty has been on the scene since 4:30. she'll tell us when the lanes could reopen coming up in a live report. i'm tori campbell. >> i'm dave clark. >> let's talk about weather and traffic. should we take an umbrella. >> i would. but you will need more than that tomorrow. there's still rain falling. nothing too heavy. there have been bursts of moderate rain. morning rain, partly cloudy, breezy to blustery. tomorrow, this looks really good to me. there is a lot going on here. we'll have more rain, heavy rain, high wind watch will be upgraded to a warning. the heaviest rains will be around the santa cruz mountains. you can see pretty good swath of rain from southern marin county. terra linda had 2.30. also stretching out across parts of san pablo bay, towards vallejo, benicia, maybe around hercules, also pinole. heading towards cordelia and fairfield and also the east bay. nothing too heavy but it's on its way. 24 la fayette over towards san ramon, danville and probably out to
problems with it. ktvu's janine de la vega is live in palo alto just one city in santa clara county bracing for potential flooding. good morning, janine. >> reporter: good morning. there is light rain falling right now here in palo alto. there is concern about flooding in various parts of the peninsula. you can see here, i'm surrounded by sandbags. i'm here at a pickup location on embarcadero. this is a great way to protect your property by lining it with these bags. somebody just came by a little while ago and loaded bag in their car. it was sprinkling in east palo alto where the city has designated sandbag pickup locations, including this one on university avenue. now, city officials are concerned because of the major flooding that took place when a storm hit in december of 2012. the creek crested. the surrounding neighborhoods flooded causing damage to streets. with rain hitting over the next few weeks, they are preparing. crews are on standby around the clock for the next few days to handle any situations that might arrive. there are 23 locations in the south bay where you can pick it u
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